Questions related to extensions or plugins that enable, disable or extend the functionality of Mozilla Firefox

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Firefox external onfly interaction

Background: I'm trying to make a set of scripts to allow myself edit stylish themes in external editor (vi in my case). In order to do that I store styles.css as external file, edit it and upload with ...
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Browser extension/add-on to copy title to clipboard

Is there a Firefox add-on or Chrome extension to copy the current page title + url as a link, so that I could insert it into Google/MS Office/Libre Office docs? It's generally convenient to have a ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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How to use a download accelerator to download videos with Video DownloadHelper?

I use Video DownloadHelper to download videos from a server that fails often (so resume option is of great use) and works much faster with multi-stream download managers. In the past Video ...
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Firefox extentions: how to set wired-Marker data folder to a different place?

I want the marker to be synced between different computers. Is it possible to sync it using firefox? I think the answer will be no. Can I set the default data place to a different folder so that I ...
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Creating shortcut for Firefox add-on options

I want to easily switch how Firefox works, using an Add-on feature either toggled on or off, based on which one of us is using a particular computer. Currently, to toggle that, we are having to do ...
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What is the recommended way (if any) to install the KeeFox Add-On on Mac?

I use KeePassX 2.0 on Mac OS 10.10.5 and Firefox 43.0.4. I would like to use the KeeFox add-on, but on the Mozilla page "Not available for your platform" shows up. Nevertheless I think I saw ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker ...
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Firefox Make a noise or do not scroll when using the find bar

I don't remember when (pr what versions) the Firefox behavior changed, but I believe that there used to be a sound played when searching for a term and you reached the end of the page (either top or ...
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Flash not being displayed properly in firefox linux

I installed the debug version of flash using the script given in this link. Alternatively, I also tried downloading the debug version of flash from here and moved libflashplayer.so to ...
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Firefox - custom page in a new tab, focus on the page

When I open a new tab in Firefox, I would like it to display a custom page instead of the Firefox default. It should then focus the page itself, not the address bar. The browser.newtab.url preference ...
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Uget not working on Google Drive

I am not able to download any file from the Google Drive website using the uGet download manager. Every file which is downloaded is corrupted. It is working on every other website. I am using Flashgot ...
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How do I remove Firefox extensions from my sync account?

I have installed a fresh version of Firefox several times and when the sync process was complete, I removed extensions that I no longer use. I was thinking the removals would sync to my account and ...
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Is there a way to force Firefox suggest a specific link when typing a character?

For example, when I want to go to www.getpocket.com, my mind only remember the product name (Pocket), not the actually URL. When I typing poc, the first suggestion is the link that I want to go, but I ...
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Does uBlock Origin make Ghostery redundant?

I have uBlock Origin installed in my browser, as well as AdBlock. Does having uBlock Origin mean there is no point to running Ghostery? Will Ghostery find and suppress any scripts that uBlock Origin ...
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save web page with all the related content

I am trying to figure how I can save a webpage with all the related files, for example : http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/os-UBL-2.0/xsd/ I want to save all the files in the directory kinda like a ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Removing/preventing super cookies in Firefox

The latest version of Firefox is not compatible with Better Privacy. Is there an alternative that would get rid of super cookies? By the way, I'm assuming Ghostery is not enough for this matter.
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Rectangular text selection in Firefox

Is there a shortcut for rectangular selection in Firefox? I'm not talking about the table cell selection mode, but about a mode like in Notepad++ when pressing Alt while selecting (screenshot) or in ...
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Switch to next tab with middle click in Firefox?

Is there a way to get Firefox to switch to the next tab when you click the middle mouse button (regardless of where on the screen the mouse pointer is)? I can't find an add-on that does this. Thanks
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How to run Firefox extension using Firefox Developer Edition and jpm?

I'm having some inconvenient with current release Firefox version and want to switch to Dev edition to developing my extension. I've tried the tutorial in this link but doesn't work. The example is ...
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Difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0 in the context of the Firefox address bar

I need to configure a firefox extension to load a page that can never exist. It should be as fast as possible. The obvious choice is about:blank, but the catch is that the API used by the extension ...
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Adding too many plugins/extensions to a browser, affect browsing speed?

I am using extensions added from the official websites like https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/extensions/ , https://chrome.google.com/webstore. If the answer is Yes, is there any way to find ...
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Move/share pinned tab between windows in Firefox

Suppose the following scenarios. Open firefox (window A). Pin tab X Open new firefox window (B) Close A Close B Open firefox No X tab If I switch steps 5 and 6, pinned tab will be there. Is there ...
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how can i take screenshot of firefox with addon result

Myself on kali linux with firefox and calomel ssl validation addon,i have many addons installed at my firefox, Main problem which i face while taking screenshot was i cant take the screenshot with ...
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How to force to restart firefox?

Many times when I upgrade the system under Linux, firefox pop up a window that suggest to restart itself in order to make effective the changes. It is possible that when updated external third ...
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Vimperator: How to list the history in current tab and select one to go back to?

Vimperator has the key "H" to page back, but how can I view a list of history for the current tab and go back to a selected one?
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Browser color distinction between production and dev environment

I use Firefox to develop and maintain a web application for my office. The interface will look identical for production & development, and the urls won't be easily distinct though except few ...
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Firefox ignores new-tabs setting after update to V41

I use the Super Start add-on with Firefox (it's a "speed dial" and organizer for URLs). I have it set as the home page and the default content for new tabs. Since Firefox was updated to version ...
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Firefox - Java Platform plugin does not exist in the plugins

I have just installed the latest version of Java (1.80_60) on a fresh installed Windows 10. Java is not recognized by Firefox (which is up to date - version 41.0.1) despite it is installed properly. ...
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Why a Firefox addon is reported corrupted after very small changes?

I have a font problem with the Romanian dictionary in Firefox. On google group of the creators of the dictionary I was instructed to open the xpi as zip and, inside two text files ro.aff and ro.dic, ...
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How to configure shift + left click to be 'copy link' in Firefox

I want to copy some links into clipboard manager; the standard right click -> copy link is not convenient.
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Customise Firefox

Is there any way to remove all the buttons(including tab close and browser close min max buttons), Bars(title , tab, menu, ect. ) in firefox but with out going to fullscreen. Yet there should be a way ...
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Unblocking at element-level in uBlock Origin

There's one crucial feature from ABP that I haven't found in my (one week of) uBlock0 usage - the “Open blockable items” feature that allows me to allow and disallow at the level of page elements. ...
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When launching firefox, it does not show in applications but is showing in processes

I am running a Windows 7 x64 system. Over the last few weeks Firefox Version 40.0 will only launch the first time. After exiting, the next time I launch it it will not show anything on the screen. ...
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Rearranging add-ons buttons on Firefox toolbar

I'm trying to customize my Firefox window - I want some of the add-ons buttons to appear on the upper toolbar (right to the search bar), some on the left of the back/forward arrows and some of them on ...
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Firefox - any way to override Server Name Indication for troubleshooting?

I use firefox extensively to access and troubleshoot a myriad of webapps, many of them running on apache virtualhost'ed environments. One problem I've been having is that on SSL-enabled servers I ...
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How do I set Firefox to go to the previous tab rather than the next, when a tab is closed?

(This might be similar to How do I get Firefox to return to the previous tab when closing a tab? [at least if I'm interpreting that one right], but the accepted and only answer there - adding a big ...
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How to force install an unverified firefox extension in 41.0b1+?

The latest update to Firefox (41.0b1) aggressively blocks the installation of unverified extensions, namely HTTPS Everywhere and Privacy Badger. How might I be able to force these extensions to ...
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How to enable Firebug alpha on Firefox Nightly?

I use Firefox Nightly and the alpha release of Firebug 3.0. Until today, I've never had a problem with that Firebug extension. Today, however, when updating Nightly, I was notified that Firebug had ...
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Is there a way to add some padding to Chrome or Firefox between the top of the actual window and the top of the tabs?

I'm using Chrome on a VM (I can also use FF) and there is a toolbar that has a tendency to get stuck at the top of the page (it won't retreat back into hiding like it's supposed to) and that makes ...
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FireFox Crashes Often, Mostly When Using A Search Engine

I already use Bing but FF39.0 crashes daily (not responsive) usually when I've submitted a search. It crashes, then the "Oops" and I have to restart. This isn't the best thing to hapen when I am ...
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How to make Firefox 39 display the page title of the active tab in the window title bar?

After upgrading to Firefox 39, the title of the page in the currently active tab is no longer displayed in the browser window's title bar. (In fact, there is no real title bar at all, even after ...
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How can I open the settings of a Firefox extension in a new tab?

I change the customization settings of one of my Firefox extensions quite frequently. After a while it starts to get old going to the extensions list and finding a particular extension in my list of ...
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Live HTTP headers give a 400 error

In Mantra-Firefox, I have a problem in the Live HTTP Header. When I click in Replay and Replay, with no changes in headers it, retrieve a Bad Request error. I'm grateful for any answer.
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Access US-based web sites without using VPN? [closed]

A site I'd like to read is off-limit to non-US IP's. Since it's the only site I read that is thusly restricted, setting up a VPN just for this seems overkill. So I was wondering if there's some ...
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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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Latest Flash Player 18 Doesn't Upmix The Stereo Sound to 5.1 Surround Anymore

Old version of flash player and firefox was upmixing stereo sound to 5.1 on youtube and other online players. I did an update today and it is not anymore. What can I do to get it done as before? Bass ...
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How can I auto-select the spellcheck language in Firefox?

Firefox spell-checker is puzzling me. I'd like to auto-select the language, but searching google I've only found this relevant link which suggests this old unmantained addon which just doesn't work ...
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Why there is no external addon/extension for internet explorer?

Why there was no extenal[third party] addons/extensions for internet explorer?is it there any technical reason behind it or it was just a microsoft glitch to prevent opensource stuff? what were the ...